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that outlines a balanced, comprehensive approach to dealing with the role of nuclear weapons and america's national security. >> the nuke liar posture review. the review focuses on three types of weapons of mass destruction. nuclear, biological, chemical. first nuclear. if a country uses a nuclear weapon against the u.s., a u.s. retaliatory nuclear strike is an active option. second, biological, chemical weapons of mass destruction. if a country were to attack the u.s. with a biological or chemical weapon, a u.s. nuclear strike is off the table. if two conditions are both met. one, the nation attacking the u.s. with germs or chemicals has no nukes. two, the same nation attacking the u.s. with germs or chemicals was ostensibly abiding by nuclear nonprolifera commitment. secretary of defense gates outlined the u.s. nonnuclear response to a biological or bot conditions are memet. >> if any state eligible for this assurance were to use chemical or biological weapons against the united states for its allies or partners, it would face the pros secretary of a devastating conventional military r
. >> president obama brought his campaign against america's banks to lower manhattan this week. our nation's financial nerve center. in the wake of his healthcare overhaul win, mr. obama has a new target. instead of health insurance companies, the president's new villain is wall street. the president has a five-prong action plan for regulatory reform. one, six government bailouts. shut down big bank when is they begin to fade. two, the boca rule limits the risks take know by banks. three, trams pairencey, especially for complicated investments like derivatives. where investors don't know all the players. four, consumer protect. more information for individual investors about the financial products they're buying, notably in the complex derivatives market. five, reforms pay for executives. investors and pensions vote on compensation for ceos. mr. obama emphasized that wall street has nothing to fear from his administration and its roles. >> unless your business model depends on bilking people, there is no fear from these new rules. [ applause ] >> hold on, mr. president. bilking? bilking? w
, hardest talk. "the mclaughlin group" is brought to you by siemens. siemens answers america's toughest questions in energy. >>> one, democrat exodus. >> it just came to the point where i said, i've accomplished all i'm going to do. time to make the break. >> michigan senator announced last week he would not seek a tenth term in office. bob stupak had been expected to win handily in the coming november mid-term election. instead, stupak is stepping down. stupak is one of 24 democrats retiring this year. 19 from the house. davis, barry, snyder, watson, els worth, moore, delahunt, stupak, kennedy, gordon, tanner, baird, massa, wexler, abercrombie, and five from the senate. dodd, dorgan, botch, kaufmann. the climate for democrats seems to have been a toxic one. the party is now polling at l-t question. what explains the exodus of leading democrats like senator dodd? is this a case of rats leaving a sinking ship? >> well, dodd's got a particular problem. he really could have lost that seat for the democratic party, john, but overall, i don't think there's too many democrats retiring, but t
what much of america wants to know... >> i want to find out what your feelings are, and did you learn anything? >> i think the ad really polarizes people. i think that if you hate tiger, you're going to hate him even more. if you like him and you want him to have a comeback, you think it's kind of great. >> reporter: in the wind and rain at augusta, woods showed no serious rust from his five-month layoff. he quickly birdied the third hole, ending three under par after nine holes. showcasing why he's dom naiptd the pro tour for more than a decade, winning 71 times, including 14 majors help his unequal star power pushing official prize money to $277 million last year, up 300% from when woods first turned pro in 1996. >> in the last 12 years, he's done racialgable things for this game of golf. and everybody benefitted. >> reporter: until it all came crashing down, forcing the once tightly-wound woods to talk openly of deceit. >> i lied to a lot of people. >> reporter: and discovery. >> it's not about championships. it's about how you live your life. >> reporter: today, woods took a solid
in kind. when we come back, the census, is it a civil q & a or a big brother snoop? somewhere in america... there's a home by the sea powered by the wind on the plains. there's a hospital where technology has a healing touch. there's a factory giving old industries new life. and there's a train that got a whole city moving again. somewhere in america, the toughest questions are answered every day. because somewhere in america, more than sixty thousand people spend every day answering them. siemens. answers. is counted. >> 48 years old, old man. >> the u.s. census is in full census mode. the census profiles the population of the country. census forms have been sent to 120 million households. the bureau wants americans and legal residents to give their most personal information, name address, marital status, income, date of birth, race. even illegal aliens are encouraged to fill out a confidential census form, and they have been given the assurance that their anonymity will not be disturbed by the census taking. census information will be used to determine where federal funds should go and
the s.e.c. fraud charges. where america stands on autism. with more new cases, new technology now that could help early detection and treatment. >> we hold on to hope because that's what gets us through. >> glor: and preserving the past-- the campaign to save aging tow boats that built the american heartland. this is the "cbs evening news" with jeff glor. >> glor: and good evening. the volcanoic dust cloud that has already grounded so many air passengers today also affected presidential plans. the white house said president obama will have to cancel his trip to poland for the funeral of its president. ash and dust from that volcano in iceland today spread deeper into eastern europe. airports are closed across most of the continent. 17,000 flights have been canceled. mark phillips beginnings our coverage tonight at london's heathrow airport. mark, good evening to you. >> reporter: good evening, jeff. three days into this disruption, things are only getting worse. unless the weather patterns change or unless this volcano itself subsides, the prospects for the future look grim. the
day, where does america stand on cyber-security? captioning sponsored by cbs from cbs news world headquarters in new york, this is the "cbs evening news" with katie couric. the. soant the search continues for the 11 workers missing since the explosion late tuesday night. the coast guard has now expanded its search area to cover 3,000 square miles of the gulf waters. whit johnson has the latest. >> reporter: when the oil rig finally sank into the gulf of mexico this morning, there was still no sign of the missing. now an environmental concern-- the coast guard estimates crude oil at the rate of 8,000 barrels a day, could be spilling into the open sea. 700,000 gallons of diesel fuel was also stored on the rig, and now that it's underwater, officials don't know whether that fuel is also spilling. they do know this accident has a potential to be an environmental disaster. >> i think there are just too many uncertainties for us to be able to estimate what the volume of the potential spill could be. >> reporter: b.p. oil, which leases the platform and, and the coast guard have at least
in europe and north america. the vitamin b foods include leafy green vegetables and nuts. >>> more pain and limited movement for african-americans and hispanics than whites. they are more likely to have limited physical activity at work because of arthritis. for more living well headlines go to wusa9.com and click on the living well tab on the front page. >>> failing to mail in your census form on time will cost you more money. >>> and president obama unveils a new plan aimed at making sure america remains out front in the space race. it is 4:53. wÑñññ my dentist says brushing alone isn't enough to avoid dental problems. [ male announcer ] act total care mouthwash rebuilds enamel and kills bad breath germs. to help avoid dental problems, act daily. >>> montgomery county police say a woman is wanted in a case of identity theft that goes back to 2009. she is from try angle virginia. police say she obtained the social security number of an oklahoma woman and then went to three car dealerships and purchased luxury vehicles, an audi, mercedes and range rover. police say she opened credi
of the boy scouts organization. tonight a judge in oregon has ordered the boy scouts of america to pay 18.5 million in punitive damages in a sex abuse lawsuit. that's in addition to 1.4 million already awarded to the plaintiffs in compensatory damages. the jury found the boy scouts negligent for failing to prevent abuse by an assistant scout master in the early 1980s. >>> they were being paid to police the financial markets. instead they spent hours surfing for hard core porn on their government computers. workers at the computers and exchange commission are accused of downloading porn on their office computers and that's on your dime, folks. some of them make $220,000 a year. 31 workers were caught and out of that number 17 were senior staffers making those big bucks. >> they were being paid to do a job for the people and when you lose sight of that they have to be dealt with appropriately. >> our country is in shambles and they are doing their own thing. >> an fcc official defended the agency telling cbs news some of this criticism is overblown pointing out that just 31 employees out of
a common goal. america's beverage companies have removed full-calorie soft drinks from schools, reducing beverage calories by 88%. together with schools, we're helping kids make more balanced choices every day. ♪ >>> in the mail bag tonight, the confrontational and new immigration reform law. acing among other things that allow the police to stop and question anybody that they think mite be in this country illegally. while some worry about profiling, arizona has the area. i think that the larger issue is one of arizona's right to develop their own means to deal with these unique immigration problems. given that the federal laws are not in focus. and probably the federal laws, they were enforced. there would be no need for the arizona legislation. and those who are not in the country legally, always cried discrimination when asked for i.d. and mark from frederick maryland, says bravo, arizona. i applaud arizona for this and hope other states will follow. the only way that it will be an issue for the law enforcement officers that are abusing their authority. if they are found to be doing
recently as chair and president america of the national council of negro women. this morning, dr. height died at howard university hospital. she was 98 years old. lesli foster reports that dr. height lived her life with passion and commitment for a just society, and a vision of a better world [ applause ] >> reporter: wearing her trademark hat and pearls, dr. height was awarded the highest civilian honor, the congressional gold medal in 2004. >> dr. height's long extraordinary career, as a civil rights advocate has covered human rights from women's employment and educational advancement to antilynching. >> reporter: dr. height grew up in bitter and divisive times and yet she dedicated her life to bringing people together. >> america as defaulted on this prom story note. in so far as her citizens of color are concerned. >> reporter: she was a guiding force at the table when the big six planned a hiss tore march on washington in 1963, the lone woman at a table full of men. yet despite all of her efforts, height could not convince them that a woman should be allowed to speak at the podium t
coming up. somewhere in america... there's a home by the sea powered by the wind on the plains. there's a hospital where technology has a healing touch. there's a factory giving old industries new life. and there's a train that got a whole city moving again. somewhere in america, the toughest questions are answered every day. because somewhere in america, more than sixty thousand people spend every day answering them. siemens. answers. >>> winning the best trophy, but they don't tell you that for the regular season. and that trophy will turn into a giant paperweight if they don't back it up. they will meet montreal in the first round. going 2-1-1 against them this weekend. everybody is wondering who they will be. they seem to earn the jobs. but he gave up four games a goal. while giving up less than two. >> the way that i look at it here, in the playoffs, you're in the top 16 teams for them and the national hockey league. your goal tending is good. so whoever is in the net, i believe that they will be very good. >> that is a noncriminal answer for them. here is the schedule for the fi
goal. america's beverage companies have removed full-calorie soft drinks from schools, reducing beverage calories by 88%. together with schools, we're helping kids make more balanced choices every day. ♪ so the discovery and its seven person crew will have to spend another day in space. nasa waived off two landing attempts today because of weather concerns. >> the pilot needs good visibility to see the runway because they've only got one shot at it. >> the shuttle will try to land again tomorrow. >>> an environmentally conscious couple in taiwan has opened a house with newspapers fed through a homemade blender. john lambry and shelley woo used 20 newspaper and. many were from students who needed extra credit. the school house is 870 feet. lambry is a former building inspector. >>> coming up, caught on tape. one man's tug of war with an octopus. first here's a preview of tonight's cbs evening news. >> when you make a photo copy, the image is only on the paper, righting ? maybe not. our cbs news investigation revealed how your private information could become very public. that's
. a special van was parked on the national mall today to showcase the census as a portrait of america. the exhibit was designed to encourage people to mail in a n-their forms before the deadline. house holds that don't return their forms by then may get a visit from a census worker starting in late may. >>> the masters golf tournament on cbs and xhanl 9 this weekend is -- channel 9 is expected to draw record vurgs because of tiger woods returning to play. what do lady golfers think of tiger's return to play? >> reporter: he was the golfer to admire. >> had he a great record and a fabulous game. >> reporter: the man who changed the game. >> he's the no. 1 player in the world. >> reporter: a revelationary that introduced golf to the masses. >> it opened not only for everybody but women like me. >> reporter: expecttations were high but after news of his affairs broke, females saw tyingner a different light. >> initially i was sd sds pointed. >> reporter: gals say the scandal surprised everyone and these golfers cared. >> initially i felt very sorry for tiger because he was always the ult
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, thank you so much. i'll be back with final thoughts on this in a minute. somewhere in america... there's a home by the sea powered by the wind on the plains. there's a hospital where technology has a healing touch. there's a factory giving old industries new life. and there's a train that got a whole city moving again. somewhere in america, the toughest questions are answered every day. because somewhere in america, more than sixty thousand people spend every day answering them. siemens. answers. ♪ [ male announcer ] every business day, bank of america lends nearly $3 billion dollars to individuals, institutions, schools, organizations and businesses in every corner of the economy. america. ♪ growing stronger. every day. in the north of england to my new job at the refinery in the south. i'll never forget. it used one tank of petrol and i had to refill it twice with oil. a new car today has 95% lower emissions than in 1970. exxonmobil is working to improve cars, liners of tires, plastics which are lighter and advanced hydrogen technologies that could increase fuel efficiency by up
with in one minute with some analysis. somewhere in america... the slightest breeze harbors immense power. the tallest buildings leave the lightest footprints. a fifty-ton train makes barely a mark on the environment. and a country facing climate change finds climate solutions. somewhere in america, we've already answered some of the nation's toughest questions. and the over sixty thousand people of siemens are ready to do it again. siemens. answers. >> schieffer: we are back now with brand new pulitzer prize winner kathleen parker. now that you're a regular on "face the nation" so we can now say that face the nation has won a pulitzer. >> i owe it all to you, bob. >> schieffer: we will be the first broadcast outlet to win since broadcasters are not eligible. i'm just teasing. congratulations, a well deserved honor. >> thank you. >> schieffer: you're a conservative columnist by nature. yet you were one of the first to sort of talk about sarah palin. you write this morning about some of the rhetoric that's coming out from the right side. >> right, right. >> schieffer: especially from the t
of the dead. >> every person in america understand it's the hard work in west virginia that made this country what it is. >> president obama ordered all flags in the state flown at half staff today. >>> taking a look now at news from across the nation. >> you don't use gasoline to start a grill. it's needless. >> in minnesota, a man died after a barbecue explosion. police say a charcoal grill blew up after someone used gasoline to light it. a 12-year-old boy was burned in the accident. the man who heard the blast and tried to help died. >>> in texas a little girl died after a horse accidentally trampled her. the horse got startled and tossed the girl and mom off. the horse stepped on the child's head and killed her. the mother suffered back and neck injuries. >>> and in florida, students taking to the streets to protest a newbill that would link teacher's salary to student test scores. the florida legislature passed the bill and now it's on the way to the governor's desk. the school district also expected teachers to call in sick to protest that bill. >>> caught on tape, a dramatic water resc
businesses that can create the jobs america needs. that's why at&t is investing billions to upgrade and build out our wired and wireless networks. making them faster, smarter, and more secure. connecting small businesses to markets across the country, and around the world. we invest now, because we know it will pay off... with new jobs, new growth, from a new generation, putting their belief in the future on the line. now is the time for investment and innovation. the future is waiting. and the future has always the future is waiting. and the future has always been our business. at&t. >>> it's time for 9 sports with brett haber, the best sports in town. >> a 36-year-old receiver with a bad attitude. that's the kind of guy the old redskins would have gone after. but not bruce allen and mike shanahan. they're the guys who highjacked don snyder's checkbook and then we hear the name terrell owens. multiple reports said donovan mcnabb was lobbying to sign the free agent even though they fought like cats and dogs when they were in philly today. they told the whole story is fiction and it ain't happ
to work harder. to be better. to win. but sometimes even rivals realize they share a common goal. america's beverage companies have removed full-calorie soft drinks from schools, reducing beverage calories by 88%. together with schools, we're helping kids make more balanced choices every day. ♪ >>> a huge cloud of volcanic ash turned much of europe in to a no-fly zone. airlines operating out of dulles and other airports cancelled hundreds of flights to europe. worldwide airlines cancelled 17,000 flites in the past couple of days and could be a few more days before the skies are safe for flying again. >> i think everyone is united around the risk and safety being our number one priority we had to take the precautions that we did. >> it is like sand paper without the paper. sucked in to a jet's engine it can melt and fuse causing the engine to stall or flame out. >>> most people think trip insurance helps in a situation like this but when nature is involved there are limitations. travel agents say acts of god, which volcanic situation is, gives the travel carrier an out. so if your flight
. but sometimes even rivals realize they share a common goal. america's beverage companies have removed full-calorie soft drinks from schools, reducing beverage calories by 88%. together with schools, we're helping kids make more balanced choices every day. ♪ we're helping kids make more balanced choices every day. somewhere in america... the slightest breeze harbors immense power. the tallest buildings leave the lightest footprints. a fifty-ton train makes barely a mark on the environment. and a country facing climate change finds climate solutions. somewhere in america, we've already answered some of the nation's toughest questions. and the over sixty thousand people of siemens are ready to do it again. siemens. answers. siemens. come on in, and i'll give you a free quote. quote and compare in about 8 minutes. now, that's progressive. call or click today. >>> the space shuttle discovery made a landing this morning. and many americans were able to see the shuttle as it headed home. the shuttle sailed across the country from washington state to georgia and then glided to the ground in flor
. and today, we know it's small businesses that can create the jobs america needs. that's why at&t is investing billions to upgrade and build out our wired and wireless networks. making them faster, smarter, and more secure. connecting small businesses to markets across the country, and around the world. we invest now, because we know it will pay off... with new jobs, new growth, from a new generation, putting their belief in the future on the line. now is the time for investment and innovation. the future is waiting. and the future has always the future is waiting. and the future has always been our business. at&t. >>> next on this week in defense news on the eve of the president's nuclear security summit we talk about the administration's nuclear arms control agenda. >>> now this week in defense news with vago muradian. >>> good morning and welcome to this week in defense news. i'm vago muradian. the 2010 international military conference gets under way tomorrow in tanzania. we talk to the hiv-aids program how it affects u.s. security. >>> we look at the president obama's ambit
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of bake love bakery we see across the region and you are hear to talk about united cakes of america book and it is just that. >> yes, thank you. united cake of america is my second book and i'm very excited about it. it officially releases in may, that's around the corner. my first book signing locally will be on may first. i'm psyched about it. i love cake. i love talking about cake and sharing recipes. >> and spreading the love. 50 states and puerto rico. >> and district of columbia of course. >> can't forget us, right. >> you have recipes that are based on each cake. >> yes. and they celebrate the folklore, the traditions in each state. sometimes agricultural things that come from each state. we have a sweet potato cake with pecans for louisiana and the king cake of course for louisiana but i like to throw in things that are coming from inside of me. >> what are we doing today? i feel bad. i feel like andrea roane should be doing this interview. she's from louisiana. >> i want to keep it simple for you. i know you want to get in the kitchen and understand more of it. i want you to use
next. somewhere in america... there's a home by the sea powered by the wind on the plains. there's a hospital where technology has a healing touch. there's a factory giving old industries new life. and there's a train that got a whole city moving again. somewhere in america, the toughest questions are answered every day. because somewhere in america, more than sixty thousand people spend every day answering them. siemens. answers. answering them. siemens. why not save on car insurance? [ coin drops ] [ high-pitched voice ] thanks. [ normal voice ] you're welcome. get a free quote at progressive.com. >>> for the first time since 2001, virginia's governor declares april confederate history month. the two previous governors, democrats tim kaine and mark warner refused to make similar proclamations honoring confederate soldiers. suray. >> the controversy that continues to intensify, i'm standing next to a confederate marker and moments ago, governor bob mcdonnel apologizing, saying a major omission was left out. i talked with political analyst, larry, who says this was not necessari
but sometimes even rivals realize they share a common goal. america's beverage companies have removed full-calorie soft drinks from schools, reducing beverage calories by 88%. together with schools, we're helping kids make more balanced choices every day. ♪ we're helping kids make more balanced choices every day. i stand before you today... to apologize. the system has failed you. i have failed you. i have failed to help you share your talent with the world when the world needs talent more than ever. yet, it's being wasted every day... by an educational system steeped in tradition and old ideas. well, it's time for a new tradition. it's time to realize talent isn't just in schools like this one, it's everywhere. it's time to use technology to rewrite the rules of education, to learn how you learn so we can teach you better. it's time the university adapted to you, rather than you adapting to it. it's time--time--time for a different--different kind of university. it's your time. >>> next on this week in defense news, the ceo of eads north america talks about the tanker bid.
, to african-american people who suffer a 16.5 jobless rate versus the rest of america at 9.7. he's in a tough position he has to recognize he's governing all of america has to give in and make concessions to conserve basis and head toward the middle as he's done after winning a perceived left victory though the left is laughing and guffawing but he got the health care through and now talk about drilling on shores from the tip of delaware down, you know, pass 167 miles. the reality is he's trying to balance it out. he doesn't want to give to the tea party but he sees legitimate points and anger and has to govern according to a vision for which he was called to office which is to say reform health care and student loans and he had a heck of a week when you look at it in real terms. the guy had a great week and suffering polle polls declining it's a give and take and some of us leaning to the left wish he might make more grand overtures but he's trying to govern through the middle. >> schieffer: david sanger, the president made a surprise trip to afghanistan and seen with the president karzai an
in america... there's a home by the sea powered by the wind on the plains. there's a hospital where technology has a healing touch. there's a factory giving old industries new life. and there's a train that got a whole city moving again. somewhere in america, the toughest questions are answered every day. because somewhere in america, more than sixty thousand people spend every day answering them. siemens. answers. answering them. siemens. but we're also in the showing-kids- new-worlds business. and the startup-capital- for-barbers business. and the this-won't- hurt-a-bit business. because we don't just work here. we live here. these are our families. and our neighbors. and by changing lives we're in more than the energy business we're in the human energy business. chevron. >>> it's time for 9sports with brett haber. the best sports in town. >>> well, it's more than a hockey series now. it's a case of international -- bruce spotted canadians coach, mortan spying from the stands. prompting gabby to pull his players off the ice. it's been that kind of series so far. spying, trash talk
his third run across america. that is right, america. >> 20 to 45-miles a day. >> to raise money. he calls it hope or die. >> after you get bit by the bug of giving back. >> reporter: his fist two runs raised more than $120,000 for families who suffered lawyers during hurricane katrina. is i wanted to inspire the victims. >> reporter: he doesn't run alone. >> getting his maps ready. talking to the police who pull us over. usually we get pulled over five times a day for running on the interstate. >> reporter: which is illegal in some states. >> today this date is the lincoln memorial. >> president barack obama message of hope. >> reporter: with just 14-miles to go, prince gets a surprise. andria who heading up a runner's group in california, flew in to run the last leg. >> my team and i tracked him for the past six months. >> reporter: his feet has carried him along many roads. >> it is very lonely running across the country. >> reporter: now that he has made it to the nation's capital. >> i want to eat and sleep. >> reporter: dave owens, 9 news now. >> this next run will be overseas.
. america's pastime indeed. now today's weather. it will be cool and rainy in the northeast. sunny and warm out west. and in the south. things will switch in the week ahead with wet weather arriving in the west and southeast. ahead, cookies that are positively habit forming. >> hallelujah, we're going to see the cookies. >> osgood: but first listening for signs of intelligent life. [ beeping ] ♪ my country ♪ 'tis of thee ♪ sweet land ♪ of liberty ♪ of thee i sing [ laughs ] ♪ oh, land ♪ where my fathers died ♪ land of the pilgrims' pride ♪ from every mountainside ♪ let freedom ring ♪ >> stay away from that guy. he's grouchy. >> osgood: that scene from the 1997 movie "men in black" makes light of a cosmic question. are we alone in the universe? our cover story is reported now by don teague. >> reporter: are we alone? it's a question we humans have been asking ourselves since we first gazed upward to the heavens. consider the constellations of the ancient greeks, the theories of copernicus. and, of course, the movies. maybe it's because of all those hollywood movies that
loud. >> yes, he did. >> we'll be right back. somewhere in america... there's a home by the sea powered by the wind on the plains. there's a hospital where technology has a healing touch. there's a factory giving old industries new life. and there's a train that got a whole city moving again. somewhere in america, the toughest questions are answered every day. because somewhere in america, more than sixty thousand people spend every day answering them. siemens. answers. male announcer ] competition... it pushes us to work harder. to be better. to win. but sometimes even rivals realize they share a common goal. america's beverage companies have removed full-calorie soft drinks from schools, reducing beverage calories by 88%. together with schools, we're helping kids make more balanced choices every day. ♪ we're helping kids make more balanced choices every day. >>> and that is 9news for tonight. don't forget we're always on at wusa9.com. >> our good friend letterman is up next. make it a good one. >> you're close friends now? [ applause ] [ grunting ] [ male announcer ] venus williams
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hecker, a former director of america's own secret nuclear city at los alamos, stopping production still leaves russia with 150 tons of plutonium. >> they have so much material that the concern of russian nuclear materials getting out of the proper facilities and out of the proper hands remains very high on my own agenda. >> reporter: hecker visited russia's secret cities in the chaotic years after the fall of the soviet union. >> when i saw their practice of how they did the protection, the control, and the accounting of the nuclear material, i was terribly concerned. >> reporter: hecker says the controls have gotten better. but krasnoyarsk 26 was the last of 13 reactors that once turned up weapons-grade plutonium for the soviet union. the nightmare scenario of a terrorist group like al qaeda getting its hands on a ten-pound chunk and turning it into a weapon still remains. >> i would say that's a very difficult process, but not one that's impossible for a terrorist group. >> reporter: think they industrial a stockpile of nearly 100 tons. katie? >> couric: david martin reporting from th
? >> 609, 537. >> couric: he's hard wired for hardware in tonight's "assignment america." captioning sponsored by cbs from cbs news world headquarters in new york, this is the "cbs evening news" with katie couric. >> couric: good evening, everyone. all day it seemed like the skies were about to open up again after five days of volcanic clouds. but late today another eruption in iceland began sending up a new plume of ash. it's unclear if this will affect plans to reopen several airports across great britain tomorrow. either way, the royal navy is sending three warships across the english channel to pick up some of the 150,000 britons stranded in other european countries. a look at that initial cloud of cash shows wind currents are moving it toward north america but it's not expected to have a noticeable impact here. mark phillips has the latest from london's heathrow airport. >> reporter: the volcano which at its peak was pumping 500 tons of ash into the atmosphere every second has changed. for a while today, it was putting out a lower column of debris, one where the ash drops closer
america." captioning sponsored by cbs from cbs news world headquarters in new york, this is the "cbs evening news" with katie couric. >> couric: good evening, everyone. it's the largest gathering of world leaders the united states has hosted in 65 years. dozens of presidents and prime ministers from every corner of the earth have come here to washington to deal with what they all see as the greatest threat to their people-- nuclear weapons or the materiel used to make them falling into the hands of terrorists. it hasn't happened yet, and they're trying to come up with a plan to make sure it doesn't. chip reid is at the white house tonight and, chip, the president has certainly elevated this issue. >> reporter: well, katie, the president says the single-biggest threat to u.s. security is the possibility that a terrorist group would get its hands on a nuclear weapon. the goal of this summit is to try to make sure that never happens. the president welcomed leaders from 46 nations to a summit that confront one of the gravest threats to global security. there are an estimated $3.5 million
's "assignment america." captioning sponsored by cbs from cbs news world headquarters in new york, this is the "cbs evening news" with katie couric. >> couric: good evening, everyone. it would be the biggest overhaul of america's financial system since the great depression. the house has already passed it, but it hit a speed bump tonight in the senate where republicans managed to block it, at least temporarily. and late today, the white house put out a statement saying the president is "deeply disappointed." congressional correspondent nancy cordes is on capitol hill tonight. nancy, this wasn't a vote on the bill itself but a vote on starting debate on the bill. >> reporter: that's right, katie. and democrats came up two votes short. one of their own, senator ben nelson of nebraska voted no, as did every single republican. >> on this vote, the yays are 57, the nays are 41. >> reporter: all 41 senate republicans stuck together, putting the brakes on a bill that would crack down on derivatives trading and establish rules for unwinding failing banks. >> it appears as if all the repub
. to be better. to win. but sometimes even rivals realize they share a common goal. america's beverage companies have removed full-calorie soft drinks from schools, reducing beverage calories by 88%. together with schools, we're helping kids make more balanced choices every day. ♪ >>> hundreds of people die due to house fires. safety e perts encourage you to keep a fire extinguisher in your home. some important information to help you figure out which ones to buy and which ones to avoid. firefighters know how quickly a kitchen fire could spread. that's why having a good fire extinguisher on hand is so important. >> on the first few seconds of the very vitalness, it means a difference between extinguishing the fire around your stove or on your stove top and the fire consuming your kitchen are a portion of your house. >> reporter: just testing more than a dozen extinguishers, including several smaller ones. also tested two new types of the aerosol sprays. fires were created using a flammable liquid to see how well each one could battle a blaze. >> most did well. but the two aerosol sprayssometim
fallout. >> financial markets plummeted in europe and america. the euro fell to a one year low against the dollar. that's good for travelers to europe, but bad for american companies that sell goods in europe. if those companies go broke, they will stop buying u.s. products. >>> toyota has announced yet another recall. this time it's about 50,000sequoia sport utility vehicles. the vehicles slow down unexpectedly. the automaker says there could be a problem with the stability control system. >>> it's do or die for the capitals tonight. they drop the puck in less than an hour. >> this could have been over five days ago. the caps could have been home resting, getting ready for the flyers. but they got careless, so now their backs are against the wall. we'll get you ready for game 7 tonight against the canadiens. can alex ovechkin and company fend off elimination. their thoughts, coming up. >>> continuing the ice theme here. we run the risk of frost tonight. the wind really whipping around the pollen. go to our website, you can access. high for trees. low for grasses, weeds, and mold. >>>
. >> reporter: organizers say america must do more to stop climate change. >> what went congress -- what went congress to do is pass a energy bill that will move as swiftly as possible off of energy sources that emit green house gases, radio active waste. >> reporter: this avatar film directer james cameron agrees. >> for people that have a sense of responsibility about what is being lost. >> reporter: there were exhibits, including our own living green team. along with two very excited winners of a clean air partner's poster contest. >> if we don't start now, then it will never get done and we will live in a human landfill and that won't be good. >> reporter: now you are looking at a live image of one of the screens here on the national mall. a lot of people rocking out the mall, all for mother earth and keeping their fingers crossed that the cry isn't going to change drastically now and they can stay here for the next hour. >> thank you a lot. >>> one local college this evening is investigating an alleged sexual assault on campus. georgia mason university officials did not send out an aler
on this week in defense news, a look at the pentagon's new social media policy and plus why america needs a robotics strategy and a future of military communications. >>> now, this week in defense news, with vago muradian. >>> good morning and welcome to this week in defense news. i'm vago muradian. no nation has morrow bots on the battlefield than the united states we'll look at how far military communications have come. >>> first, social media sites like facebook and twitter show how troops stay in touch with family and friends. today's troops post updates on their websites. sharing too much information can pose serious risks to operational security. the defense department released its social media policy. my next guest is price floyd, secretary of defense public affairs, pentagon's first media chief. instrumental in shaping the department's policy on this powerful communication tool. welcome to the show. what are the benefits of using social media as a communications tool for the department. >> the risks are the same risks that have been there throughout history for military or anyone
that means they can be reversed. >> reporter: some a person on any street in america and chances are you will find a chronic health problem. >> little high on the cholesterol. >> have high cholesterol, yes. >> reporter: this man has high blood pressure. >> hopefully i can get off this medication. >> reporter: and they have plenty of company. the centers if for disease control has startling data about the state of our health. 45% of americans, almost half of the entire adult population have high blood pressure, high cholesterol or diabetes, conditions that are killing us. >> each one of these conditions is a risk factor for cardiovascular disease, which is one of the leading causes of death in the u.s. >> reporter: the cause, signs point to america's growing waistline. we are eating too much and exercising too little. the latest statistics show one- third of americans are obese. >> you eat a lot of fast food and you are always on the run and don't make good food choices you could end up in that situation. >> reporter: the study reveals one in seven adults don't know they are dealing with
the ability to take over any company in america that they see fit. this is not what the american people want. the senate is ready to debate the bill and could vote within weeks. randall pinkston, cbs news, new york. >> harry reid is planning a monday afternoon vote. it would allow debate to begin on a financial reform bill. >>> hitting the road this weekend? here's a check on gas prices from aaa. in the dc met tremendous area, regular gas averages 2.885- gallon. it has held steady the last week. nationwide the average is $2.85 a gallon. >>> with the weather warming up a lot more people are riding bikes to work some people even take two wheels to get to metro. now the transit agency is considering a huge hike for bike -- lockers. just how much rates could increase in a few minutes. >>> how check on maryland's weather and traffic. here's howard. >>> a couple of sprinkles overnight and a little while ago they were in southern maryland and now the lower eastern shore. and we are looking at a decent day ahead. the maryland spotlight. in the 50s in most spots by 9:00. a good deal of sunshine and a
and it's getting larger. we are a debtor nation and other countries hold the mortgage. is america too hard to fail? there are a lot of countries that would love to see america implod under the weight of debt. but michelle, or michael, however it is pronounced is saying something basic. government overreach. government taking over healthcare. government taking over education. government intruding in people's personal lives by continually fingerprinting people in the workplace, etcetera. with a perspective severe limitation on individual freedom of choice and civil rights. it's not socialism people should be worried about, but rather communism. on the other hand, larry says we met the enemy and it is us. what's the problem with congress? it's the people. most people are very unclear as to what is actually going on in the country, let alone the world. more people vote for american idol contestants than they do for president or their congressional state or local representative. you know what? i'm with larry on this one. it's hard for me to get mad at our leadership over spending when we v
are because god hates america. the church is known for protesting the funerals of soldiers. several members arrived in charleston yesterday. a crowd of 300 people held a counterprotest. >>> now back to the weather. those storms that move through overnight with kristin fisher tracking the storm aletter. that tree is leaning behind you. >> reporter: i know, andrea. check this out. it's absolutely huge. this is just one of the many trees that were taken down during last night's storms. you know, for all of you just now waking up and heading outside for the first time this morning, what you can expect to see is lots of branches and debris littering the sidewalks and roads. another thing i want to point out is power lines. as i was driving here, ways noticing lots of signal lights are flashing because of so many power outages last night. so check this out. this is one of the many trees that fell down during last night's storm. i want to show you guys another tree that we were able to film. this was shot on wisconsin and massachusetts on the st. awlden school grounds. we've had reports of trees
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